HB1625 (2018) Detail

Relative to digital foot scanning at hospitals.


HB 1625 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2548

01/05

 

HOUSE BILL 1625

 

AN ACT relative to digital foot scanning at hospitals.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires facilities licensed under RSA 151 which perform digital foot scanning of patients and newborns to provide patients and the parents of the newborn an opportunity to "opt out"  of such procedure.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2548

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to digital foot scanning at hospitals.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Digital Foot Scanning.  Amend RSA 151 by inserting after section 12-b the following new section:

51:12-c  Digital Foot Scanning.  Any facility licensed under this chapter which performs digital  foot scanning of patients and newborns shall provide  patients and parents the opportunity to "opt out", without adverse consequences, of such procedure.  Such an opportunity shall be provided in a clear and conspicuous manner, including, but not limited to, simple opt out language in a font and size easily readable by the average adult reader so that the individual may make his or her decision known.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1625 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 31, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1625 Revision: 2210 Date: Nov. 13, 2017, 8:03 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 1 P. 18
Jan. 30, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/30/2018 11:00 AM LOB 205
Jan. 31, 2018 Executive Session: 01/31/2018 LOB 205
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/22/2018 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 10
Feb. 22, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 13